Word of the Day: Catch Up (with/on)

To move faster to reach someone ahead of you:
“John started the race badly but managed to catch up with the leaders after 5km”
“John left ten minutes ago, we’ll never catch him up now.”

To improve in order to reach the same standard as others:
“You will have to work harder if you want to catch up with the other students”
“Many African nations have begun to catch up with the west concerning education, transport and environment”

To learn the latest news, especially if you have not heard any for some time”
“The BBC news app is the best way to catch up on world events”
“I haven’t seen you for ages! Let’s go for a drink so I can catch up on what you’ve been doing”

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